I am seeking competent and aggressive Accutane representation. Sorting through the thousands of fake websites and ambulance chasers is a nightmare. How do I find competent reputable representation for a case like this? I have read through the case...
Your options are 1) call a firm who handles these, and be prepared to never speak to an actual attorney as they are involved in thousands of cases and shovel them through like an assembly line; 2) find a civil attorney who is willing to take on a huge case such as this by themselves (which is sounds like you have tried and been unsuccessful at so far); or 3) speak to a civil attorney who is willing to take your case with the knowledge that he or she will have to associate with a large plaintiff's firm to wade through a national, class action, or direct action. Most attorneys outside of large plaintiff's firms work with local counsel who they have dealt with in the past, and the local counsel is someone you can talk to in person who, although they may not be an expert in the particular case, can give you personal attention, keep you informed on what is going on, gather your medical and other records, and be a conduit between you and what could be a very involved and drawn out litigation process. It is not a perfect solution, but finding a local attorney who is willing to put their life and financial well being aside to handle a case like this on their own is a near impossibility due to the fact that the drug company will hire a fleet of attorneys to overwhelm anything other than a big plaintiff's firm.
That being said, do not give up on this. I have personally seen the results of what Accutane can do to a person, and you may well have a valid and valuable claim.
I need to file a motion to reopen the case but I can't find which forms to file and do I have to pay another fee to reopen the case on time of the original filing fees?
There is no set form for filing a motion to reopen, and there will be a $260 fee to file it, on top of the unpaid fees. I strongly suggest you sit down with a bankruptcy attorney before you do this to at least find out if this is the right route to go.See question
He wants to live with his male lover that he only met on internet never seen him before and he lives out of ga
I agree with Ms. Weinberg. He cannot do this until he is 18, and the parents are responsible until he reaches that age. Additionally, if he is not capable of making decisions for himself, you may want to consider having a guardian appointed for him so that the guardian can maintain control over his well being even after age 18.See question
He has two burglary charges
The best thing you can do is to hire him a lawyer. Just like helping him when he is sick you take him to a doctor, a lawyer is an expert who knows what can be done and will advocate for him to the fullest extent of the law.See question
My brother got drug charges and wants to know how long he can be held without him being indicted
Assuming he has had a bond set, but just has not been able to make it, they can hold him for up to 4 years without indicting. The reality is that the State is likely waiting on crime lab results, and will indict him after they get those. However, if this is Barrow County, they only have grand juries ever few months, so it would depend on where he is on the list. The best thing to do is try and bond him out. If the bond is too high, after a month or so, he can ask for a bond reduction, but would have a better shot at having it reduced if he had a lawyer. If he has a probation hold of some kind, he can sit there with that hold until it is resolved, or request a probation bond if that time is over a month or so. The problem is that if he does not bond out at all, he will sit there until indictment, be put on an arraignment calendar a month later, a trial calendar a month after that, and will be at the top of a trial calendar a few weeks later. Meet with a lawyer asap and give them the details so that they can tell you what they can do for him and what his options are.See question
Going 101 in a 65 zone on a Rural Highway. Officer just gave me a ticket for Speeding "Maximum Limits" Only. Will there be a way to reduce the offence in court? Possibly the speed on the ticket?
I agree with Mr. Goldberg, as the points can cause a suspension if you are under 21, and can be a big fine if you are over 21. If this is Barrow County, your case would be in one of the city courts or the Probate Court, depending on where the offense took place, and reducing the speed is the key to getting this resolved in a beneficial way. So it is not the end of the world, especially if you hire an attorney familiar with these court and who can work on getting things handled in such a way to cause as little damage to your license as possible.See question
He has schizophrenia. He is 19.
I agree with Mr. White, although the amount of damage to property could make the charge a felony if the damage is over a certain amount. He needs to get an attorney asap to handle all of the charges. For the most part, these charges result in fines and probation, and could affect his ability to keep his driver's license. And depending on the County where the charges are pending, there may be mental health courts where the charges can be dealt with through treatment plans that would benefit him. However, as he is over 16, this would not be a juvenile case, but one in adult court, so I am moving your question over to get some advice from criminal defense attorneys as well, some of whom may be able to tell you more about mental health courts available in some of the metro counties.See question
An assistant attorney general for DOJ committed fraud in my bankruptcy case. I am reading that fraud is a reason to sue opposing attorney. Question is
I agree with Mr. Harrell about the immunity situation, and that would also apply to lawyers with the State Attorney General's Office or with the U.S. Attorney's office. Fraud is a serious matter, so you would need to speak with a lawyer about the situation to see whether or not what you claim even reaches the legal level of fraud. And if this is something that happened in a bankruptcy case, the bankruptcy judge may have some jurisdiction to hear the allegations and determine whether or not it warrants the attention of the bankruptcy court. Sit down with your bankruptcy lawyer and determine what the benefits or dangers bringing such a case would have. And feel free to give more facts so that those of us on this site can address more specifics (just leave names out of it because you never know who may be reading your posting).See question
My friend violated her probation due to not being able to afford classes and was curious if when she violated if her probation froze or kept running
It would not be the actual violation that stays the probation term (and pinpointing exactly when a violation occurred in a situation where she was supposed to take classes can be difficult), but rather when a probation violation warrant or case is brought by the probation officer. However, being unable to pay for something may not be an actual violation if she can show a true hardship. At the very least, it may be a defense to a probation revocation action.See question
Hello, I'm being sued by Portfolio Recovery Associates for an old credit card account. My first time defaulting on the account was in June 2010 after my APR was increased to 29.40%. I made intermittent payments between June 2010 and June 2012, b...
The Statute of Limitations is going to be 6 years from the date of the last activity on the account. So, since you made those last payments, you re-booted the Statute of Limitations. This does not mean, however, that you should not raise that defense in a written answer, as they may not have proof of the last payments and may show a charge-off date for more than 6 years ago that you could argue gives you a statute of limitations defense.See question